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Shared editing of PSD file with without a monthly fee

I need to be able to share a mock-up of a PSD file with another editor without a monthly fee.

So far, I have tried pixlr.com and fotor.com but neither solution seems fully capable of this type of shared editing of a fully layered PSD file.

Assistance in finding a completely web-based solution for this would be greatly appreciated.
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Emily PhelanUX/UI Designer

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For clarification, what does the other editor need to achieve? Full Photoshop capabilities, commentary, developer specs, or something else?
Ted PennerData Structures Engineer

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some photoshop capabilities
Emily PhelanUX/UI Designer

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GIMP is free and supports PSD files (import and export), but some layers don't translate as well (effects may need to be rasterized or flattened). It's open-source and constantly being updated though.

I see many experts tout IrfanView, but I have not used this myself. I believe it is also limited to Windows OS.

If this is someone you trust, Adobe does allow install for 2 machines; however, this was intended for designers with multiple devices, not multiple users.
Ted PennerData Structures Engineer

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I'm looking for an online image editor that will allow me to share the web-based editing without having to manage local files at all.
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Pixlr would have been my first choice. If that is not working for you, then creative cloud is what you want https://www.photoshop.com/tools

I have not used a mac in 3 years but I believe icloud will allow the same with mac software. It is not going to be free though.
Emily PhelanUX/UI Designer

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I quick search led me to two more options. I have not used them myself; However, they both open PSDs and include layer editing:

https://www.photopea.com/ (free for 30 days)

https://www.freephototool.com/ (free forever?)
Ted PennerData Structures Engineer

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So far, I have tried photopea.com, freephototool.com, and imgur.com and none of them appear to allow you to share an image that you are currently working on, online, with a second editor.

Scott had the best solution thus far but I am not quite there with it https://www.screencast.com/t/ykISlaZLYhLn
Scott FellDeveloper & EE Moderator
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if what you're trying to do is see edit history, then I would save the PSD file on Dropbox. then every time you save the PSD file there will be history in dropbox.com. you'll still have to edit a PSD file locally but as you save it it will upload to Dropbox automatically. every save will become a version that you can get back at any time while at dropbox.com. this is how I work on my own projects.
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what I meant is to work on the PSD file why the PSD file is on a local Dropbox folder. then you don't have to think about uploading Dropbox it will be done automatically with every save.
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I just found this the other day and have not had a chance to try it out   https://affinity.serif.com/en-us/photo/


I have seen mixed reviews from ok to very good. The problem with most reviews is I don't trust whey they are written. I do think this is worth checking out though   https://www.techradar.com/reviews/affinity-publisher